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Christmas recipe

Christmas Tree Cake with Nutella®

Baking around the Christmas tree

Turn an ordinary yet delicious cake into a festive Christmas memory! What is more festive than the sight of a Christmas tree decorated with Nutella? A little magic to your holiday table!

2 h 0 min

INGREDIENTS for 16 portions

  • 15 egg yolks

  • 4 eggs

  • 400g granulated sugar

  • 100g (potato or corn) starch

  • 300g flour

  • 100g melted butter

  • a pinch of salt

  • 1 vanilla pod

  • icing sugar to decorate

  • 240g Nutella®


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    STEP 1

    Split the vanilla pod lengthwise with a knife and scrape out the seeds with a teaspoon.

    Beat egg yolks, whole eggs, granulated sugar, salt and vanilla seeds together.

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    STEP 2

    In a separate bowl, sift together the flour and the starch and delicately add to the eggs and sugar mixture.

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    STEP 3

    Lastly add the melted butter in a steady stream into the mixture.

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    STEP 4

    Preheat the oven to 180°C (355°F).

    Pour the batter in 2 oven trays lined with parchment paper and cook for 25 minutes (or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean).

    Remove from the oven and let it cool down.

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    STEP 5

    With a knife, trim the external crust from the cake.

    Using different sizes of star cookie cutter, cut 4 stars to make the 4 layers of the Christmas tree. Repeat with the remaining cake.

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    STEP 6

    Spread each star with Nutella® to stick the 4 stars together. Repeat with the remaining stars. Use 30g of Nutella in total for each tree.

    Sprinkle with icing sugar and decorate the trees points with some dots of Nutella®

Et voila!
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